This week's word comes from page 58 of The Deep Range by Arthur C Clarke.
astrophobia is a noun meaning a fear of stars and space. In Arthur Clarke's book one of the characters had a very bad experience while traveling in space as a spaceship commander and developed astrophobia.
astro comes from the Greek astron which means star.
phobia comes from the Greek phobos which means fear.
My sentence: The young woman was getting counseling to overcome her astrophobia because she wanted to become an astronaut.
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